DUBLIN – Done, done, on to the next one for Conor McGregor. Now, will Dustin Poirier be next up for “Notorious” at UFC 178 in Las Vegas?Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC President Dana White, however, is not ready to commit.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight attraction Conor McGregor was able to put his money where his mouth is by stopping Diego Brandao in the main event of UFC Fight Night 46 (full results here), which took place last Saturday (July 19, 2014) live on Fight Pass from the O2 Arena in Dublin, Ireland.
Dustin Poirier was not impressed.
In fact, the No. 6-ranked "Diamond" is looking to become the first man under the ZUFFA umbrell more
Fresh off his big UFC Dublin win, Conor McGregor scoffs at talk from Dustin Poirier about wanting to face him.
Conor McGregor may or may not be more than a match for any Featherweight in the Octagon, but he's definitely the #1 trash talker in the division. Dustin Poirier just found out what it means to initiate trash talk with the Irish Mouth after he issued a challenge to McGregor following UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Brandao.
Here's what Poirier said to Bloody Elbow alum Duane Finley, "My ne more
When Dustin Poirier fought (and beat) Diego Brandao at UFC 168, the only real story there was that Brandao threatened to stab Poirier in his neck before the fight, and that he was slipping from consciousness before the second round. Otherwise, a pretty freaking mellow encounter.When Conor McGregor fought (and beat) Diego Brandao seven months later, we were celebrating everything from the fact that Brandao made weight to the importance of the two-step Guinness pour. We were wrapping ourselves in more
After picking up a win in front of his countrymen, Conor McGregor has no shortage of options for his next fight in the UFC.
That's due in large part to the brash comments McGregor has made on a regular basis since joining the UFC's ranks. One man who wouldn't mind "whipping his a--" is Dustin Poirier. Matt Erickson of MMA Junkie has the response from McGregor, and it's what most people would expect from the Irishman. That would be perfect for me. His teammate Cole Miller, he pulled out. You’re t more
Conor McGregor wants to jump the line in the UFC featherweight division. As you might expect in a case like this, that's not going to happen without a fight.
Before, during and after McGregor's stirring first-round TKO of Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin Saturday, a new and very dangerous challenger revealed himself to the Irish sensation: young up-and-comer Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier.
On Monday, Poirier took his challenge to a new level, crushing McGregor's UFC bona fides down th more
Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will get their wish.Filed under: News, UFC more
Conor McGregor is getting right back to work.
The UFC has booked McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas. The promotion officially announced the news on Tuesday.
McGregor (15-2) defeated Diego Brandao via first-round TKO on Saturday in Dublin. The win marked the Irishman's 11th in a row. McGregor has been calling out Poirier, among many others in the featherweight division, for several months, and after his win this weekend Poirier said he isn't impressed with McGregor's more
UFC featherweight Conor McGregor will return to action at UFC 178 on September 27 to take on No. 6-ranked Dustin Poirier. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday. more